We have two wonderful massage therapists at the Yoga Sanctuary, Dawn Coulson and Meredith Brunner. Reach out to them directly at the contact info listed below for information on their massage pricing, packages and to book an appointment (or 6). You deserve it!

Dawn Coulson

The Purple Tree Massage


Dawn is a graduate of The Body Therapy Center/School of Massage. She has been practicing the art of therapeutic bodywork since 1999. She is licensed in the state of Illinois and certified in several different modalities including swedish relaxation, stretching, trigger point release, hot stone massage, and advanced prenatal techniques.

Dawn is passionate about the positive effects of healing touch, striving to share the benefits of massage therapy with each of her clients. She encourages regular therapy sessions as part of her clients general self-care regimen.

"A therapeutic massage can assist in connecting the mind, body, and spirit; creating a safe environment for healing and re-balancing." -Dawn Coulson

To contact Dawn for more information or to schedule an appointment:

Connect on Facebook or call 618-509-0786.

Meredith Brunner

Mere's Massage & Yoga


Meredith is a licensed and board certified therapist, practicing more than 8 years. She absolutely loves what she does and has a passion for healing arts of all kinds. She feels that health-care requires attention to and the balancing of not only the physical aspects of life, but the mental and spiritual ones as well. To her, massage therapy is a key component to preventative self care since it offers so many health benefits.

Meredith completed her massage training at the Body Therapy Center and School of Massage in 2010. From there she continued her education through Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC) and received an Associates Degree in Applied Science Massage Therapy in 2011. Since then, she has taken CEU courses in Thai yoga massage, Neuromuscular Therapy (certified), chakra clearing, Reiki (level 1 attuned), Tuina, sports massage, Biodynamic Cardiovascular Therapy (certified),  Lomi  Lomi, Thai table massage, sound bowl massage, Native American healing touch, and is myofascial release certified.

In addition to being a massage therapist and bodyworker, Meredith is also a 200 hour trained yoga instructor. She started her journey by volunteering yoga classes for the 375th medical group at Scott Air Force Base to complete her level one YogaFit certification through SIUE  where she has been teaching for the past 3.5 years. From there she continued her yoga education by completing a 200 hour yoga alliance certified program through Gaia Studio Edwardsville in December of 2017. She currently teaches at the Yoga Sanctuary of Belleville and continues to teach yoga for SIUE campus recreation.

Meredith has a Bachelors' Degree in Psychology with a minor in Nutrition at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville received in December of 2018, and is also an American Red Cross Certified Lifeguard.

To contact Meredith for more information or to schedule an appointment:

Connect on Facebook , call 618-531-3776, email meredith.brunner.mt@gmail.com or visit her webpage